A teacher from Manchester has reached the final of this years classroom heroes awards. Darren Morgan works at Kings Road Primary School in Old Trafford and was nominated by parents, pupils & colleagues. He's been shortlisted as headteacher of the year.
The creator of Coronation Street, Tony Warren, is to receive the inaugural Nations and Regions Media Achievement Award at this year’s Salford International Media Festival.
The award recognises his outstanding contribution to, and impact on, the development of media in the Nations and Regions of the UK.
Tony Warren established the world’s longest running TV soap opera in production, Coronation Street. He is still a consultant to the show. The Royal Television Society has labelled the show as “the most successful television programme in British history”.
The Salford International Media Festival runs at the University of Salford from Monday 16th to Thursday 19th November
A Manchester pub's been crowned the most beard friendly outside London. The Beard Liberation Front gave Port Street Beer House in the Northern Quarter the honour after it topped an online poll.
Now, we've all heard of child friendly pubs and dog friendly pubs. But here's a new one on us..a beard friendly bar!
The Port Street Beer House in Manchester's Northern Quarter has been chosen as the most beard friendly pub outside London.
The facial fuzz friendly establishment always has a warm welcome for those who are follically blessed as Paul Crone found out.